BANGOR, Maine – Biologists said Thursday that continued monitoring and federal laws would help protect Maine’s population of bald eagles if the bird is removed from the state list of endangered and threatened species.
CARMEL, Maine – A family movie marks the start of this year’s annual two-day Carmel Days celebration, which begins tonight and continues Saturday.
BANGOR, Maine – Five vehicles all heading west on Union Street ended up crashing into one another early Thursday evening in what police describe as a double accordion-style incident.
Arvin Young liked to go fast. Together with his twin brother, Arvid, and older brother Colby, he established a reputation at Young Brothers Co. for building tough, fast lobster boats, a reputation for racing them, and for winning.
ROCKLAND, Maine – The Honorable Samuel W. Collins Jr. may be a retired Maine Supreme Judicial Court associate justice, but in the minds of many in the area his name is more synonymous with the start of the Maine Lobster Festival in 1948 in Rockland.
The fact his Junior League All-Star team is making its third straight trip to the U.S. East Regionals is not lost on Bangor coach Dennis Libbey.
The Beltek Festival, set for this weekend at a 14-acre farm in the Waldo County town of Belmont, is part of a tradition that stretches all the way back to that big festival 40 years ago at Yasgur’s farm. Tons of progressive and fun music and art in a big field in the middle of the summer.
While Ayalew Taye and Duncan Kibet will return to Cape Elizabeth to defend their respective TD Banknorth Beach to Beacon crowns Saturday, new champions will be crowned in the women’ s races.
So much of success in competitive sports stems from athletes first recognizing an opportunity and then striving to make the most of it.
Bush in Maine
WISCASSET, Maine (AP) – A judge in Wiscasset has ordered another hearing on a defense motion to suppress evidence against a 78-year-old Somerville woman who pleaded not guilty to five felony counts of aggravated cruelty to animals and 16 misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty.
Maine managed to close a $190 million budget gap and finish its fiscal year with a small surplus, but a potentially larger shortfall is looming for the two-year budget period that begins next July 1.
Maine is due for a couple of days of unsettled weather in the wake of heavy rain and thunderstorms.
NEWPORT, Maine (AP) – Motorists looking for cheap gas may want to set their sights on the central Maine town of Newport.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – The parent company of the Worcester Wreath Co. has agreed to pay a penalty of nearly $100,000 for clearing trees from separate plots of 139 acres and 32 acres.
Sales of the state’s conservation license plates have been declining for years. With introduction this spring of a sportsman license plate, revenues are apt to drop even more, widening the shortfall in funding for state parks and wildlife.
If their campaign promises are to be believed, both Sen. John McCain and Sen. Barack Obama as president would increase government spending on a host of fronts.
Last week, I was with other birders and we were enjoying (with bittersweet thoughts) the last bird songs of the season. The season of the dawn chorus was ending.